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Unfortunately, some of us will experience losses (of family members, friends, other patients) as we move through the transplantation process. Here are some sites for self-help groups which may be of benefit. Please consider contacting a mental health professional if symptoms become impairing or overwhelming.
Kara is a fantastic organization for compassionate support.
Stanford Health Care’s Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery completed ten heart-lung block transplants in 2018 – more than any other group in the world.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.